thanks city paper!

Baltimore City Paper wrote a nice article about me and my label, Strong Records. Thanks guys!

Strong Records first recording session

Excited to have had Microkingdom here on Sunday to record the very first Strong Records record.  Or whatever.  Strong Records is 2 Jons: myself and Mr. Lipscomb.  For now, we […]

exciting things are in the works

Really excited for a couple of shows coming up – more details soon.  I got to see my good friend Zach Swanson yesterday when we made an audition video with […]

CD release show recording

  personnel: Ben Frock, trumpet; Jarrett Gilgore, alto; Dan Ryan, guitar; Jon Birkholz, piano; Zach Swanson, bass; Chad Hochberg, drums; enjoy!

Jazz Lunch on CDbaby

Coinciding with the release of the new Jazz Lunch CD “Housewarming,” the record has been made available for sale on cdbaby.  I hope you choose to support our efforts to […]

interview with Doc Manning on WEAA

Hey folks, I’ll be doing a phone interview with Doc Manning tonight on WEAA about the new Jazz Lunch record around 8:20 pm if you feel like tuning in.

A very windy jazz lunch

Join Jazz Lunch today for melodica/alto saxophone duets featuring our new alto player Jarrett Gilgore. The new Jazz Lunch record will be available for sale. Exciting news coming soon- stay […]

farewell cam

I’m playing at Out of Your Head tonight at Windup 12 W. North Avenue. It is Cam’s last Out Of Your Head before he moves to NYC. Other things you […]

wish us luck

Jazz Lunch is moving forward with the recent recording we did on the weekend of June 4th – we will be doing a limited pressing of 50-100 CDs on a […]